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2017-01-12 18:30:00 to 2017-01-12 20:00:0012Jan2017

A Reassessment of Constable's Paradoxical Rainbow: A talk by Professor John Thornes

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

John Constable’s powers of observation and thirst for meteorological knowledge propelled him to paint more natural-looking skies than most other English artists before or since.

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2010-10-12 18:30:0012Oct2010

A Day in the Life: a Master Gunner on the Mary Rose

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Julie Gardiner, Wessex Archaeology.

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2014-11-17 18:30:0017Nov2014

The Salisbury Magna Carta in Context

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 18:30

A talk by Professor David Carpenter.

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2013-10-16 17:30:0016Oct2013

Who built the Cathedral Tower and Spire and how did they do it?

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 18:30

Tim Tatton-Brown was Consultant Archaeologist to the Cathedral and joint author of the most recent book on this ‘medieval masterpiece’.

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2015-03-10 19:30:0010Mar2015

The Lacock Cup: from fine dining to holy chalice

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 19:30

A lecture by Naomi Speakman.  This talk will look at the history of the Lacock Cup exploring its first role as a drinking vessel at the medieval table and the importance of cups and precious metal to medieval society.

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2017-05-11 17:30:00 to 2017-05-11 19:00:0011May2017

An English Arcadia: Edith Olivier and Rex Whistler in Wiltshire - A talk by Anna Thomasson

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Whistler was 19 and a rising star of the art world when he met Olivier, a 51-year-old spinster, in 1925. Together, they embarked on a friendship that would transform their lives.

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2012-12-11 19:30:0011Dec2012

The Early Iron Age in the Hindon/Tisbury area: rare new evidence recovered by a local metal detector

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 19:30

A  talk by Dot Boughton, Finds Liaison Officer – Cumbria / Lancashire.

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2013-04-24 17:30:0024Apr2013

The Life and Notorious Times of a Political Correspondent

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 18:30

 Drinks at 6.30 pm. Talk at 7pm. Peter Oborne is a political journalist, author and commentator who reports for both the British and worldwide press.

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2011-04-12 18:30:0012Apr2011

A Henge Revealed: Recent work at Marden Henge

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 19:30

A lecture by Jim Leary, English Heritage. The summer of 2010 saw excavations at one of the largest Neolithic Henge monuments in Britain: Marden.

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2013-10-08 18:30:0008Oct2013

The Lost Cities of Searobyrig: Re-thinking the Urban Topography of Anglo-Saxon Salisbury

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 19:30

Talk by archaeologist Alex Langlands, well known to television viewers as co-presenter of the popular BBC2 'living history' series Victorian Farm, Edwardian Farm and Wartime Farm.

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2012-04-10 18:30:0010Apr2012

The Parkers of Heytesbury: The First Field Archaeologists

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 19:30

A lecture by  Dr Paul Everill. Histories of archaeology often focus on the role of wealthy, educated men and women in the development of the field techniques and the production of knowledge.

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2014-09-09 18:30:00 to 2014-09-09 20:00:0009Sep2014

The Mayan world - from Copan to Tikal

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 19:30 to 21:00

Find out about this amazing civilisation and discover the history of two of their greatest cities (Tikal and Copan).

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2011-12-13 19:30:0013Dec2011

Finding Inspiration from the Landscape: Cranborne Chase

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Martin Green and Chris Carter, potter.

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2014-11-26 18:30:0026Nov2014

Medieval to Modern Pilgrimage

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 18:30

A lecture by Brother Patrick Moore. Using the museum's excellent collection of pilgrim badges, this talk will increase our understanding of this fascinating subject.

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2013-10-30 18:30:0030Oct2013

The Great House in Clarendon Park, Wiltshire

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 18:30

6.30 pm drinks; 7.00 pm talk. Our speaker is James Ayres, FSA, President of the Wiltshire Buildings Record and a distinguished author on English interiors.

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2015-04-23 17:30:0023Apr2015

Stonehenge and the Romantic Imagination

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 18:30
A lecture by Professor Sam Smiles. In this talk, he will look at Turner’s exploration of the landscape of Wiltshire, including Stonehenge, a monument which presented special challenges for landscape painters.
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2017-05-25 17:30:00 to 2017-05-25 19:00:0025May2017

Rock Art: Prehistoric Art in the Prehistoric Landscape - A talk by Professor Richard Bradley

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

In this talk, Professor Richard Bradley will look at the practice of carving what look like abstract designs, at significant points in the British landscape.

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2013-05-28 17:00:0028May2013

Rex Whistler and the Inspiration of Wessex

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 18:00

A lecture by Hugh and Mirabel Cecil. 6pm: Drinks and Private View.

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2011-04-12 09:30:00 to 2011-04-12 14:30:0012Apr2011

Family Discovery Day: Discover Fossils

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 10:30 to 15:30

Family Discovery Day. Hands-on and creative activities exploring and making fantastic fossils. Drop in with regular timed fossil-making activity. All ages welcome. Baby play area.

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2013-11-12 19:30:0012Nov2013

Stonehenge: results from recent research

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 19:30

This lecture will be yet another opportunity to find out about the exciting work conducted by Mike Parker-Pearson (Institute of Archaeology UCL) relating to Stonehenge.

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